50 years ago on this date 1st March 1969, Wheldon Road, Castleford RLFC played Leeds in the Challenge Cup Round 3, a run that would lead to glory.

Cas beat Leeds 9-5 in Challenge Cup Round 3.

The Teams,

Castleford, Bedford, Briggs, Howe, Thomas, Lowndes, Edwards, Hepworth, Hartley, Dickinson, Ward, Redfearn, Lockwood, Reilly

Tries - Briggs, Goals Redfearn 3, 

Leeds, Risman, Smith, Hynes, Watson, Cowan, Shoebottom, Seabourne, Clark, Crosby, K.Eyre, A.Eyre, Hick, (Fozzard) Battern.

Tries - Risman, Goals Risman.

Referee E.Lawrinson (Warrington), Att - 13180, HT 2-2.

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